It’s been a long day. You just want to get home and relax.
But when you get to your front door…it’s clear something’s wrong. The door is cracked open. The drawers in your kitchen have been pulled out. And if you listen closely, you can hear a sound coming from the second floor.
Coming home to a burglary can be frightening and dealing with the aftermath of a break-in can feel almost as daunting.
There’s a lot more to it than just calling the police and filing a theft claim. Bucks County homeowners who are faced with a break-in should follow these steps in the aftermath of a burglary.
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One of our more enduring holiday stories is Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas, beloved in part for its simple lesson: The people around us are more important than the things we have.
But for public adjusters and people in the insurance world, there’s a much less pleasant truth to the story: People like to steal stuff around the holidays.
Whether it’s someone breaking into your car while you’re at the mall or burglarizing your home while you’re out visiting relatives, thefts claims in Bucks County and surrounding areas tend to increase around the holidays.
With that in mind, we’ve decided to offer these tips for protecting yourself against holiday thefts.
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There are few incidents in the life of a homeowner or business owner that are more traumatic than theft and vandalism.
Just imagine: You return home after a long and trying day at work–or perhaps you arrive at your business early one morning, ready to start the day–and you notice right away that you’ve been robbed. Maybe your door has been kicked in or broken open. Maybe your plate glass windows have been smashed with bricks.
Whatever the scenario, it’s likely to lead to feelings of fear, anger, and vulnerability. But at the very least, those of you who’ve purchased theft and vandalism coverage from your insurance company will be able to get your damages repaired and your stolen items replaced. Right?
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